Episode 370: Yugank Goyal Is out of the Box

So what if he is an academic? He is also an an original thinker with deep insights about education, elections, colonisation, politics, history, society. Yugank Goyal joins Amit Varma in episode 370 of The Seen and the Unseen to throw thought-bomb after thought-bomb at all of us.

Also check out:
1. Yugank Goyal on TwitterLinkedInEPWFlame University and Google Scholar.
2. Who Moved My Vote? — Yugank Goyal and Arun Kumar Kaushik.
3. Documenting India: The Centre for Knowledge Alternatives.
4. Fixing Indian Education — Episode 185 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Karthik Muralidharan).
5. Robert Sapolsky’s biology lectures on YouTube.
6. Harvard’s CS50 course.
7. Superforecasting — Philip Tetlock and Dan Gardner.
8. Fixing the Knowledge Society — Episode 24 of Everything is Everything.
9. The Superiority of Economists — Marion Fourcade, Etienne Ollion and Yann Algan.
10. Publish and Perish — Agnes Callard.
11. The Long Divergence — Timur Kuran.
12. The Incredible Insights of Timur Kuran — Episode 349 of The Seen and the Unseen.
13. Suyash Rai Embraces India’s Complexity — Episode 307 of The Seen and the Unseen.
14. Premchand on Amazon and Wikipedia.
15. Dead Poet’s Society — Peter Weir.
16. Maithili Sharan Gupt and Jaishankar Prasad.
17. Kafan — Premchand.
18. Elite Imitation in Public Policy — Episode 180 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Shruti Rajagopalan and Alex Tabarrok).
19. Is There an Indian Way of Thinking? — AK Ramanujan.
20. The Intimate Enemy — Ashis Nandy.
21. The Colonial Constitution — Arghya Sengupta.
22. Arghya Sengupta and the Engine Room of Law — Episode 366 of The Seen and the Unseen.
23. The History of British India — James Mill.
24. SN Balagangadhara (aka Balu) on Amazon and Wikipedia.
25. Episodes of The Seen and the Unseen with Ramachandra Guha: 12345.
26. Episodes of The Seen and the Unseen with Manu Pillai: 1234.
27. Pride and Prejudice — Jane Austen.
28. Ranjit Hoskote is Dancing in Chains — Episode 363 of The Seen and the Unseen.
29. The UNIX Episode — Episode 32 of Everything is Everything.
30. The Evolution of Everything — Matt Ridley.
31. The Evolution of Everything — Episode 96 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Matt Ridley).
32. The Evolution of Cooperation — Robert Axelrod.
33. Kantara — Rishab Shetty.
34. Early Indians — Episode 112 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Tony Joseph).
35. Early Indians — Tony Joseph.
36. Who We Are and How We Got Here — David Reich.
37. Alice Evans Studies the Great Gender Divergence — Episode 297 of The Seen and the Unseen.
38. The People of India — Herbert Risley.
39. Rahul Matthan Seeks the Protocol — Episode 360 of The Seen and the Unseen.
40. Gangs of Wasseypur — Anurag Kashyap.
41. Why Children Labour (2007) — Amit Varma.
42. Laws Against Victimless Crimes Should Be Scrapped — Amit Varma.
43. Intimate City — Manjima Bhattacharjya.
44. Manjima Bhattacharjya: The Making of a Feminist — Episode 280 of The Seen and the Unseen.
45. A Life in Indian Politics — Episode 149 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Jayaprakash Narayan).
46. Politics — A limerick by Amit Varma.
47. India’s Far From Free Markets (2005) — Amit Varma in the Wall Street Journal.
48. The Four Quadrants of Conformism — Paul Graham.
49. Public Choice Theory Explains SO MUCH — Episode 33 of Everything is Everything.
50. Ramayana, the 1987 serial, on Wikipedia and YouTube.
51. 300 Ramayanas — AK Ramanujan.
52. The Life and Times of Vir Sanghvi — Episode 236 of The Seen and the Unseen.
53. The BJP Before Modi — Episode 202 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Vinay Sitapati).
54. The Intellectual Foundations of Hindutva — Episode 115 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Aakar Patel).
55. Cycle — Prakash Kumte.
56. Mulshi Pattern — Pravin Tarde.
57. The Heathen in His Blindness — SN Balagangadhara.

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Episode art: ‘Look Inside the Box’ by Simahina.